• May 2011
  • Vol. 12, No. 4

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CBX spotlights National Foster Care Month with a number of original articles, including three on Family Connection grantees (look for "Family Finding" in the title), and articles on a recent Breakthrough Series Collaborative and Camp To Belong. You'll also find links to other useful resources for Foster Care Month.

  • May Is National Foster Care Month
    This month is the time to raise awareness about the nearly 424,000 children and youth in foster care, including the almost 115,000 children awaiting adoption across the country. National Foster...
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  • Where Family Finding Comes First
    This is one of three articles in this issue about agencies that received a Children's Bureau Family Connection grant in 2009 to help children in foster care reconnect with family members. Kids...
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  • Using Trauma-Informed Child Welfare Practice to Improve Foster Care Placement Stability: A Breakthrough Series Collaborative
    In July 2010, the National Child Traumatic Stress Network (NCTSN), with funding from the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA), launched the Trauma-Informed Child...
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  • Combining Family Finding and Kinship Support Services
    This is one of three articles in this issue about agencies that received a Children's Bureau Family Connection grant in 2009 to help children in foster care reconnect with family members. ...
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  • Camp To Belong
    On the last night of Washington's Camp To Belong sibling reunification gathering in August 2010, one young camper stood up to say what camp meant to her and how difficult it would be to separate...
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  • International Family Finding
    This is one of three articles in this issue about agencies that received a Children's Bureau Family Connection grant in 2009 to help children in foster care reconnect with family members. The...
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  • How Policymakers Can Help Youth Transitioning From Foster Care
    Youth transitioning out of foster care face a number of challenges on their path to adulthood. A new web-based tool, Support Youth Transitioning From Foster Care, is designed to help policymakers...
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  • Resource Guide for Treatment Foster Care Practice
    The Foster Family-based Treatment Association (FFTA) has developed the FFTA Resource Guide on Practice Approaches in Treatment Foster Care, an online guide that includes nearly 40 intervention...
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